SCM Certificate Programs
Supply Chain Management
Our Center for Intelligent Supply Networks (C4ISN) offers a comprehensive curriculum of three-day modules and site visits allowing students to earn a professional certificate in supply chain management in three months. The program requires a completion of four modules (12 days; eight hours per day).
Students with or without professional experience or academic training can attend the program. Typically, students are professional individuals who come from different segments of supply chain community such as service, manufacturing, product development, procurement, distribution, warehousing, logistics, IT and consulting. This certificate program complements their experience and provides them with an edge over their peers. It also enables our students to network with other professionals and become current in best practices and trends in the field of supply chain management.
Lean Six Sigma
The curriculum combines the Lean and Six Sigma approaches which has been proven to result in significant cost savings and process improvements. Those interested in learning and applying a systematic approach to quality improvement, cost reduction and process efficiency will benefit from this program. No previous training is required for eligibility to the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt or Green Belt.
Training toward a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate requires the completion of seven days of class work and a project. Students typically identify a project within the company where they are working. C4iSN will assist the Green Belt candidate find a project. Participants who do not complete the project in eight months from the start of the program will automatically receive a Yellow Belt certificate as long as they have met other requirements. Students can opt to enroll in the Yellow Belt program only.
Students who have successfully completed the Green Belt program are eligible to register for the Black Belt program. The Black Belt program requires completion of 10 days of training, class assignments and quizzes. In addition, they are expected to complete one Lean Six Sigma project. Students who do not complete the project in 10 months from the start of the program will automatically receive a Brown Belt certificate as long as they have met other requirements. Students can opt to enroll for the Brown Belt program only.
Product Lifecycle Management
This certificate program offers a comprehensive curriculum of nine days in which participants earn a professional certificate in product lifecycle management in three months. The program requires completion of 9 days (8 contact hours per day). Upon completion of this program, Individuals make fewer mistakes, improve product performance and become more effective in collaborating with other functions of the organization while reducing cycle time. Students also learn how to be more efficient in using technology and applying the latest techniques from industry and academic experts.